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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta (VOLUME XEV. LETHBJUDGE. ALBEHTA. MONDAY, DECEMBER 20. 1920, 'NUMBER UNO REACHES S. WHEAT TARIFF WouHMdp Former King Oi Greece Is Roy aDy Welcomed Home Fifty Thousand People Present To Hear Address of the Re- turning Monarch ALLIES CAREFUL NOT TO SHOW HIM HONOR NEXT! ATHUNS, Dec. 20 the Ultra der or cannont the burs of circling air planes and the roaring cheers of a great throne; .ConsianUse of Greece, entered. Athens yesterday. His arrival Tt as compared by bis admirers to Nap- oleon's :re'lurn from'Elba, and tears Of [joy were seen running down the cheeks o! people swarming near lits carriage l 'SaorUv ntter alighting from the railway train Constantino drove to the caUedral where a magnificent service was" given all the Wsiops In Atuoun jwrtiapating- fit tras" noticeable that no foreign ministers were present dor tag, tlie welcoming ceremonies'-The arrival ofiConBtantine not marred fcyrany'incidents The approach of The royal train wag signalled by the arrival the tiny terminus of the railway of tho royallram near Place De La Concorde of threo royal car rlage? Khicjj stopped in front of the station 'at 11 o clock The king's carriage vas drawn by Bii black driven b> tUreo uniformed out liders and Was draped Is royal purple lu the thjsng of Mllagere wcering national costumes of white skirt, red black stockings, docVlabor city, dwellers and a detach jackets was in evidence j paWneVrnembers anved just before the into the station and followed, by Qneen Mother OJga -tl Prince and Princess Christopher1 t'Be My Children" .i rem bet hB apd teara wen! seen In his as hB said to -He em Olgfe Chrtstdplier.'and than Jescojtta to WT in Shobtihg Follows Brawl; Attempted Is Charged From L George Ireland as Well Forget About Trying to Establish sfcfcepublie Dec, All by, the house of tt the Irish home bill were agreed to by the house of today after a brief debate." s TRY, TO TO 'AMBUSHES CORK, The decree author- Daniel Cohalan, anv. one participating hi further ambus cades for'-os la bis djaceso, were, read SlXlN FEIN GET U OEORGE WCTUM LQNDON, VpecJ No possibility of tie Sinn Fein d'emaada an Irish republic is the de flnjte of Prem iar Lloyd Georgette Father OFlana gan, vice-president of tho Sinn Fein FICHT WITH POLICE AT ARAN ISLAND Parlies ot the, military and police, sotting out in surrounded tLo mail island of. p at the entrance to rlj Sunday morning, to rch Tiro men were nEno escape, three and several pnson aceordmg bnef of received in Dablin to i LUXURY TAX IS ABOLISHED NOW r Galway hay carry out a ortMHe in Bat took place Stanortfvllle on Sunday nlpht, re- sulting In a charge attempted murder being (aid Zsi- bik The acc'used-appcare'd before Maglatrate at the cit-V police court Monday morning, and was remanded uijtll ten'o'clock Tues- day. the result Aootma fanned oiltT; Go'rda, the party shot at vvii more" fright- ened than huft. t The shooting followed what ap- peared to have been, sccordlng to v ui -j lifLfv ui _, nVwte- Ukerf to the catSearal ConstnntiSe f eaa his address Trom the balcony of tho1 old palace in the presence of thousand persons He (m a marsnals uniform and Brainier Jihillis stood on his Sophie and Princess Christopher ilso were present AHiarce With Rumania Ho declared he in lenial unity and exterior, peace by as ing the armv to cnltlvRte'good rola tions with the allied powers He salB tho marriage of Prince George anil Princess Elizabeth of Rumania in aureil an illhnce wllh that country nnu declared ho would follow the of his fathers and cultivate the ancient Greek culture Constantino asserted ho suffered deeply during his oxtio and rejterreil to the.lato King lexand-r as one sio had dono his -Tho mercjanl steamer bringing cor has not as From Allies i- VHIcd warships In lhe ot iracua Athens port left prior to SJSg afe (o avoid paying hono-s to lhe, !nstitllllon doing'business largely v t; the police have of the affair, a brawl house'oo copied by Gorda, whs, accused. Is an Austrian it seems that Zublk struck Gorda on the head, and the tWo men went out settle the matter; with a fight when the former fired a .32 revolver at the'latter, miss- ing him Gorda was so frightened that he fell down in a faint, and Zublk, thinking that he had killed him, went to the police station i and reported the affair _The re- volver which he had was verwiribered one, with one ojf.the5 cartridges discharged. VThe" oc- 'currence took place at 925 Sixth others' wi ars were1 flcial mes1 day Whether a figbt occurred in securing the prisoners _was 'not stated in tho mes.iages No Veteranee-was-maae to any cfinalthssvto the crown fortes It is naderaSod that luiabmann !sl 1 and, 'Which? wwnmalilj the one which wWsnrrounfcd, uj the SinirsFeffiterB for prisoners taken in GaimyV Several monthsiago the poUcejaibeiMted a landlnscio rescue the boat Tra.s" stou i OTTAWA, Pec. luxury tax abolished after the tax, specially imposed last us ccate to operate The abolition applies to all luxury tax ea: adopted' i n th a I act bud get, except spirituous and alcoholic medicated wires, patented tnd'proprlttory prfpara- ccnulnhip alcohol, lime and fruit Juices fortified, and rtronfl waters, perfumery apd toilet preparations, playing cards and j confectionery. Ail luxury except those mentioned, are Jtolished, whether paid fay rner or import era J Sales Ta'x Remains The tales tax remains In full force and effect government, in aboHihlrj the taxes proceeded by order under authority of Section 82 of the Consolidated Revenue and Audit Act, which cm powers the governor-ln council to remit any duly or The Lau ner government twice exercised the authority granted under the section, once in 1901, when the duly an seed wheat for farmers if the urit was remitted and again (n 19n when to meet a serious coal shortage In the west the customs duty was remitted o i all coal Imported at all west of Sault The'same authority exercited by the Borden government tn cattle.and tractors. The present order providing for remission of the as speeiflfd means that MIL taxes not be collected on and im portations made on uno1- to day The prrdcminatin j reason fo- step by tr-> govern ment, it is intimated, was the great unemployment m the indui- tries directly aid indirectly af .fected by the luxury; taxes. Congratulate] Government OTTAWA, are being received froni many parts of Cafiada this morning, congratulating the government ofl its decision to abolish the .luxury. taS, except on cer- tain articles .The order came as a surprise, but apparently'it was a wel come one for both" Buyers and sellers Members of tho 'cabinet this morning slated, however, that they felt that the tax had served V its purpose in checking tho purchase of espensive U.S. Prices, Report OfConnnisskMi Embaigo'Tariff Will tw Presented to Congress This Week FEAR LIVING COST MAY BE MADE HIGHER WASMlNGTQN, Dee house and meant commit- tee today voted out the Fordney emergency tariff bltl designed to protect the in the; United and In (trusted Chairman Fordney to make all pos- sible to, obtaiivactloh-on. it.'be-' fore the Fordnev oJ the house ways" and means committee had ready for sub mission to tho house today tie" Ford noy emergency, tariff, agreement on which was reached by his committee goods whicli could bo dono wilhout, and that the order was'necessary In the rafresls of Soveral fac lories manufacturing goods which canie under tUo iiiitiry tax nau closed donu and several others were threat enlng to close their doors and throw I recess Opposition to the how ever was developing today on Saturda} Action on the measure which woulil put a virtual embargo tariff on a score of farm will be asked for Tuesday Wed "131 at '0 measure lt before, the on Page 1 Ive NE Mf YORK CROOK ROUNDUP ON SIXTEEN THOUSAND POLICE OUT "Drag Out Every Crook and Ar- rest Him on Sight" is London Bank Is Forced to Suspend Farrows Small Inatitu- (ion Goes tion Not Ghen sars an Athens Clotiring Prices Have Hit Bottom iWholeale Clothiers Claim That rorchaslng Strike Can't Them Lower TORONTO, Dec 20 -Wholesale clothing men in ibis city say that re tail clothing prices reached bot torn ana aro due for an Increase Ono dealer said on Saturday that prices with small in the suburbs Gen crnl lanoy TORONTO, Dec 20 -John -Doughty appeared In police court- thls 'morning: charged 'with: kid- .inljjplnj Ambrose J. theatrical rVian, and the -larceny of I, Hellmutfi, v'KC, pleaded .nos guilty to (he charge' and re ittrved motion.. .-He .was again re- manded for one week. NO 'OPPOSITION PHFDBRIOTOV, N D Dee 20 Hon. Dr. D. W. Mci'sereaii, now mln- lator-of ajrlcullure In tho Now Uriihs- deelgred .elcclcit by in Sunbury' conpty today prAMerseroau sought '-re-elertlon On cabinet office. HEAVY BAIL ASKED IN SASKATOON STABBING CASE! SASKATOON, Dec. fo the nmdunt of 810000 is being asked by tho attorney general 9 deparlment for'' tlio release of- tho man who1 3 fihargcd with Blabbing Johnny Me local pugilist. the atciised asked for'tho lila client Christmas Sfliton. but MaklstratS Urr.wn hold that hei had to respect tho irlelica of {he: crown and ordered a remand ot one week (ho srltoner was 'JAPAN'S POPULATION TOKYO, Dec 20-Japan's pop ulatl6n as revealed by the census recently completed Is 6f -which are In Japan anrf In Korea cil this NEW YORK, The over SDnda> ruinm New YorVs'waVe of crtineJwhiclLlast week ealised self-pro tectlon'was rudely shattered -early today when two'armed.mehvde' scended on the and made their escape after hav ing added'another murder and rob bery to the list of T recent atrocities: Taking advantage of Jiie' fact that the minion house is nearly in the early mormng, the two thugs, entering unobserv ed, suddenly confronted the mis sion revolvers andiforc ed hjm to open the office safe and of At this juricture Jarres Russell, 50 years; oft, Centered the office.' He interfere and was YORK, Dec Tho roundup of crooks nntl suspicious -characterg- in the lilstofy.-' bt- York was under fall toilly tl-o police f area i of men, augmented bj 4800 reserves In an effort to stem tho oC crime startled .tho metropolis last week. limn luO persons wero dragnet Into .last nteWj. ,but no yiiriportant arrests were mndo the- police said. Police Commisslonor Lnright, who (s in personal chargo of the drha, issued tbB order "il'ag out Ciook aud arrest hiin on sight Tho most dangerous chnr actcrs.wijl bo.rounilcd up atheatl- qihrters ,11 no cliargo can lie against llicm, they will bo 'or'dbrcil -10: Ukd the first drain out 6t lown ortBd lo jail [of au period Crusade Tho firasado which is betns car 1 Tied on with, relentless vigor, ac- cumulated toite over Sunday when business was virtually at a standstill. roil lino polly crimes were rennHiH) mernlghf, tho autliorl ties' Claimed TW-ilti'la aivlded into zones special iletalls are delving into emy" and comet- Squads of police Id aulos contlnu oil to rJilrol poiuls In Hie flnanc'iil and shopping dla slrlcfs Cjtfzeon look steps to stipple wdrk: M Ihe police. A number of: rjrganlzations called meeting's for lodiy lo discuss the situation and (b false a? to whether they should arm themselves. FORCED TO OPEN CASH DRAWER MISSION, 6. CVfiec 3 handkerchief tied acrjiiV the lower jrt o' hlsiface, an revolv ifletcher. known rfiin Jirmed er, night forced Canadian ____, After helping himself fe'Jfte the man escapedi money stslen is ''-Irj ers! sides' Hepresentatives from Iho muEufactunng dmtncts eipfesed dissatisfaction the bill as tram" ed but it not include utactoTjM articles; they said 'JTradl to anyjiigh tariff Is still held Among some of the Demo crats, while other members asserted that enactment of such legislation nould result In an increasejiip fhe coat of living. "J i. Canadian Embargo InidvltabV- WASHINGTOW, Dec fie sident of the United States out power under lawsL to shut out wheat ap- lias powers grinder the Loyer Act to ston fntiire bradjng' m sion, saysi m a. special rewrft (lent. Wjlijon _made public today'i fhlto -nouso __ Tie rommisslc questionable fl___ ring ot Canadian, wheat tho effect its advocates eipecfian'u' while making ui one, way, or tho other indicates its belief this would be f- 'J ShuHing Out of Wheat Potatoes Ma> Mean Stagnation OTTWA Dec (Can Press) there Is'-c6nslclerable': alarm throughout Canada over the nossi Future Trading The commission says that' evidence is not Jutnro trading is responsible'for tho decline in wheat prloes.Mt does not appear turo trading ,lir wheat Is at present operating of indisputable service to .the grsha trade.' H suggests, if regu lalory action is to bo employed the uusat nn should be by'con gress aud that legislation not con necled -n ilh war powers he enacted TLo co-im ss'oa tell- the Hint because of the failure of the iard of trade lo co operalo D m foodsluns Is ludicMed by telegrama turea ot n chancier being recuMd b> tlio goiernmont commraons report is based ami tho heads of the govenmont de llpon an of the when' partmems jiltuallon which the president sur; In the maritime 'provinces the tea 'gcsteil it make list October aitci pic are particularly .alarmed over the Governor Allen of -Kansas and'otliers liroapecl of potatoes' jbeiug Ehut out Iia'd 'urged him to bar'. Canadian of tho United states, is realiz- ed chief .market for the leading product of the marl I lime firm? wheat-importation? Canadian Importations Among' s'ereril cjiufo which commission (he for the ddclmo of wonld" meatf slagnatlon for tho igrlcultural HK'US wlicat prices in'tiie Lnlted fctatcs It try of tho rue illiiillon included 'unprecedented' nould bo no lees alarming for tho tiuns from Canaua followl ig an ilu -Aheat and catllo Industry of Ihe nroceilpntet! iislil and a discount in western proilrces nero an embargo to rite of exchange become effective; Dircuisfng the bwnng of Canadian In.oHlcial circles honour there Is commissliSn It is (pies a disposition to doubt tho pDssibllltj whether such a of the United States congress have the effect Us advocates Inf to tho pressure for the prohibition anticipated, because the United States of importation oi products ot the ani1 Canada both surplus t6 ex farms Canada Is ime of the best cus and wln each othei' 'fomtra the United Stales has and it Wlltlon either here or In Europe !la-not, generally" belloved; that Igres will sanction legislaUriH TORONTO JHSTERV would have- tlte effect of seriously, dla (lirbliiE Irade liilprdDUrse libtwcen the two countries. JDECONTROL i BACON IN GB. MOD tDec As NEAR BEER ATTRACTS (soclatft, J-rC'aEadlan bacon will JJIGrt9ROWD T0 VIL1-AQE be decontrolled ,ln the British Isles HUVHVrjDO> DC Dec 20- it Iho end of February Tho onllro Fronj Monrliy to Hunllhgdcm Canadian bacon outjiiit Imo been ac is a sleepy lltllc vllluRo with so IlltlB quired by ths-minltlfy of food to tho IN SASKATOON SASKATOON, Dec. Monroe, the here as man from, Toronto' Is not known in that cltj, acriirdlng to a .communication received, by jdo chief of police todaj. Toronto pollc? cannot trace hlrirnor any bf-hn-feia- lliero He is tt present 1'rlncp Albert jutt where Maglslratr; senl him on his own request so he ".will not fraezo lo dealh or slsrva." ft end o{ DDComber. us two months -f have to cross the lino Inlo must clapee for the i.acon lo bo cur i Va8h' l.? a, teA nm' a ed and rench hue, (he, arrangement rioal) recenllj officers now announced rea'ly mfnns a obilsjnd to live temporal ily market for Canadian, bacon killed af m >Vashhgton hlle conaucllng tholr lev the ilid of IHo venr in British Columbia Unt on bat urday night Huntingdon takes ofl Hie NORWEGIAN KfNO appearance of a city on a holld-i} j VISITS KIN6 GEORGE linndrods pf Americans flock into the' i Milage t to, 4quaff ncapboer Mslu1 LONDON Dec SO-Mng Ilaakon Is tvlth automobiles inil Crown Mnco OJaf of ai arc riveil .Coflnj pu vlelt. SASKATOON HAS SMALLPOX EPIDEMIC S ISiUTOONTnec ly cases of smallpox are rejort' eii.ln clty'today heaitli authorities aro Ing nil cltitene (o tait.-r. tlong to guard igalnsl v lW sprc-id of tno fhe dcmlc la not >et considered fa bo uiHriniug l lljS to (ibo Mug anil queen v 0 4 ;